Guest Blog

Veterinarians Answer: Lyme Vaccine- Yay or Nay via Dawg Business

Jana Rade again called upon me and my fellow veterinary writers for Dawg Business .  As we’ve moving into the moist and warmer days of spring, ticks will start to emerge that can bite your pet and potentially transmit bacteria capable of causing severe illness.     One such illness is Lyme disease, which is […]

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Keep Holiday Gift Opening Fun and Safe With Cats on Catster.com

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Gift giving is a prominent part of our holiday celebrations, but the festivity around such traditions isn’t necessarily interpreted the same way by our canine and feline companions and health problems can ensue as a result.     Curious felines don’t realize that holiday gift wrapping and decorations are meant to be kept outside of […]

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Dog Parents Guide to Safely Slowing Dog Arthritis

I enjoy partnering with like-minded pet owners and animal-health advocates like Carol Bryant of FidoseOfReality.com.  Bryant recently sought my veterinary perspective on arthritis treatment. As a holistic veterinarian and certified veterinary acupuncturist, many of my patients suffer from arthitis and I strive to provide relief through multi-modal pain managment.  This means that a combination of […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Debunks Cat Marijuana Myths for High Times Magazine

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Having been practicing veterinary medicine since 1999 and worked in emergency practice Southern California I’ve treated my fair share of canine and feline marijuana toxicity cases. Cats can be exposed to marijuana by orally consuming their owner’s stash or inhaling the smoke.  Since cats groom themselves, there’s “high potential” they can be exposed to marijuana […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Fleas and Flea-Borne Disease on Pets Teach Us So Much Radio

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You may not realize it, but fleas are a year-round problem in many parts of the country. Not only are fleas capable of causing annoying irritation to your pet’s skin and chewing, licking, and scratching as a means of self soothing, but the pesky ectoparasites can also carry serious disease. Although days are colder, your […]

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